Former defender Gavin Gunning moves to Forest Green

Former Port Vale defender Gavin Gunning has moved to League Two rivals Forest Green Rovers.

27 year-old Gunning joined the club in the summer and made 27 appearances, scoring once.

It was tough to get me away from Port Vale but I am buzzing to be here…

The Irish defender has signed an 18 month deal with the League Two newcomers.

Gunning told the official Forest Green website: “It was a tough move,going from playing every week at Port Vale but this came about and the gaffer talked me into it.”

“It was tough to get me away from Port Vale but I am buzzing to be here.”

He could now make his Forest Green debut against his former club on Saturday.